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At what age may a woman be unable to get pregnant?

At what age may a woman be unable to get pregnant?

Any age: But as women get older obviously more chance for that to happen not uncommon to happen any time in the 40s. ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is it not recommended for a woman to try to get pregnant at age 45?

Is it not recommended for a woman to try to get pregnant at age 45?

Pregnancy: Late pregnancies increase the risk of congenital anomalies in the baby, like Down's syndrome. Other risks will include post-partum hemorrhage, c section risk, breech delivery,prolonged postnatal stay, pulmonary embolism risk, urine infections, increase chest infection risk. ...Read more

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Can a 43-year old woman get pregnant I have 3 kids in serial now I want 4 child is that possible to get child in age 43?

Can a 43-year old woman get pregnant

I have 3 kids in serial now I want 4 child is that possible to get child in age 43?

Maybe: If you are still having regular cycles you are likely ovulating & could achieve and carry a pregnancy. Remember any pregnancy has at least 4-5% risk of an unexpected outcome and your age will add another 1-2 % as an increase in risk for chromosome defects. Your basic health is also a significant factor. However, many women today are having successful pregnancies at that age & you could be one. ...Read more

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How does age affect a woman's ability to get pregnant?

How does age affect a woman's ability to get pregnant?

Loss of eggs: Reproductive aging is simply the loss of eggs over time. At puberty one has ~400, 000 eggs and at menopause fewer than 100. The loss in general occurs steadily thru the years. Known things that accelerate the process are smoking, endometriosis and chemotherapy or radiation treatments. This is the hardest thing we have to treat in reproductive medicine. ...Read more

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How many eggs does the average woman have left at age 45? May consider trying to get pregnant next year...

How many eggs does the average woman have left at age 45? May consider trying to get pregnant next year...

Very few eggs: After age 43 you ovarian reserve (how many eggs are left) is very, very low and the chances for conception are really poor. You are also at risk for a baby with chromosomal abnormalities. Next year may not work for you at all. If you really want to know ask you ob/gyn to order an amh level which is a hormone that measures you ovarian reserve. If it is <0.5 you chances to have a baby are very low. ...Read more

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What age for a woman is considered a health risk to be pregnant? I am 35 and will be 36 in may. I get married in june and will want to have at least one child. What are the health risks of someone my age getting pregnant?

What age for a woman is considered a health risk to be pregnant? I am 35 and will be 36 in may.  I get married in june and will want to have at least one child.  What are the health risks of someone my age getting pregnant?

In : In general, pregnancies after 35 are considered higher-risk, although many studies now show that the vast majority of women who get pregnant after 35 have very successful pregnancies. Usually women after age 35 are followed more closely and sometimes have more testing performed. It may be a good idea to see a gynecologist that you would like to be followed with before you get pregnant to discuss your medical history and to have a general health screening. ...Read more

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Can a woman that has had a hysterectomy but still has 1 tube and 1 ovary still get pregnant? Age 29 good health.

Can a woman that has had a hysterectomy but still has 1 tube and 1 ovary still get pregnant?  Age 29 good health.

Unlikely: There is a very small chance of having an ectopic pregnancy in the circumstance you describe. If there are any suspicious symptoms, a pregnancy test is still appropriate. ...Read more

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Can pregnant via IVF woman get root canal treatment? My wife is 42 years of age, and getting pregnant through ivf, hopefully in next few weeks. Is it okay for the health of the mother and the child, if my wife goes for root canal to a dentist while she i

Can pregnant via IVF woman get root canal treatment? My wife is 42 years of age, and getting pregnant through ivf, hopefully in next few weeks.

Is it okay for the health of the mother and the child, if my wife goes for root canal to a dentist while she i

Probably: Check with obgyn, as every situation is different. In general, major essential dental work should be completed before planned medical procedures as to not leave problems unaddressed that could develop into pain and/or infection that could affect both mother and child. Elective dental work should be left for after the 1st trimester. Emergencies, including root canals, should be dealt with quickly,. ...Read more

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What is the best age for women to get pregnant, biologically?

What is the best age for women to get pregnant, biologically?

Younger: Biologically speaking, the younger the better, since fertility declines with age. It starts to really decline at 30, steeper at 35 and much more after 40. Your risk of Down syndrome and miscarriage also goes up as you age. That being said, there are many good reasons for women not to have babies at age 18. ...Read more

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I'm just woundering how long should it take to. Get pregnant for a normal woman of the age 25 and a normal man age 23?

I'm just woundering how long should it take to. Get pregnant for a normal woman of the age 25 and a normal man age 23?

Less than a year: About 6-12 months. 85% of couples get pregnant in the first year of trying — if you're 25 see a fertility specialist (reproductive endocrinology and infertility or rei) if you're not pregnant after a year of unprotected intercourse. See a rei sooner than a year if you have irregular cycles or either of you have known issues — like endometriosis, ovarian surgery, or a history of chlamydia or pid. ...Read more

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Please dr, am a lady of 34 years of age and I have done mymetomy about 8months now in fact i really want get pregnant but my menses does not flow we?

Please dr, am a lady of 34 years of age and I have done mymetomy about 8months now in fact i really want get pregnant but my menses does not flow we?

See doctor: Myomectomy's, in and of themselves, don't typically caused cessation of menses. There may be another reason that you're not cycling on your menstrual cycle. If you want to be pregnant it best in the step is to see a doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Does a young female of age 29 with toxic multinodular goiter difficult to conceive along with the antithyroid medication. Will I get pregnant?

Does a young female of age 29 with toxic multinodular goiter difficult to conceive along with the antithyroid medication. Will I get pregnant?

Yes, it can.: Thyroid disease impacts fertility. Both elevated and low levels of thyroid hormone can have an impact. For this reason, you should continue your medication. (ptu (propylthiouracil) is better than mtx in pregnancy.) be sure to discuss these concerns with your physician. ...Read more

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What are the chances of 47-year-old woman can get pregnant naturally?

What are the chances of 47-year-old woman can get pregnant naturally?

Periods?: As long as you have regular menses — most likely having also regullar ovulations. As long as this is happening you can get pregnat naturaly.
It is not as common but it can happen. Qestion is do you want to take a risk? Better to be protected and consider in this age longer term contraceoption as IUD, subcutaneous pelet, untill natural menopasue. Than no more worry about pregnancy. See your MD ...Read more

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How is it that a woman can get pregnant on birth control?

How is it that a woman can get pregnant on birth control?

<95% effectiveness.: Birth control pills are only theoretically 99% effective; as their absorption varies and that the vast majority of women forget a dose here and there, the actual efficacy is probably <95%, therefore you should anticipate at least a 5% chance of getting pregnant while on the pills. Iuds are a safer and promptly reversible option that costs less money and is perfect for mutually monogamous couples. ...Read more

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Good morng doctor, i want to know which days a woman can get pregnant.

Good morng doctor, i want to know which days a woman can get pregnant.

2 wks before period.: On average, a woman's monthly cycle lasts from 28 to 32 days (to be precise, you'd be smart to track your own cycle), and ovulation happens once during each cycle, roughly two weeks (12 to 16 days) before you expect your period. Unfertilized egg only remains viable for fertilization for just about a day or so. It is better if the sperms are already available before the ovulation. ...Read more

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I am a female. I had a tubal procedure done in 2013. I was wondering if a woman can get pregnant after this is done. I am in a lot of lower pain.

I am a female. I had a tubal procedure done in 2013. I was wondering if a woman can get pregnant after this is done. I am in a lot of lower pain.

Possible: Nothing is 100%. There is still a risk of getting pregnant after a tubal. There is also a higher risk of getting a tubal or ectopic pregnancy (pregnancy that is stuck in the fallopian tubes) Follow up with a gynecologist. If the pain gets worse, go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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How can a woman can get pregnant on birth control even though she uses it correctly?

How can a woman can get pregnant on birth control even though she uses it correctly?

Failure rates: Every contraceptive method has a theoritcal and use effectiveness failure rate. If a product or method is used 100% of the time consistently there are still product failures that can occur. ...Read more

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How likely is it that a woman can get pregnant if her tubes have been tied, she has had her menstral cycle for the month but has pregnant symptoms?

How likely is it that a woman can get pregnant if her tubes have been tied, she has had her menstral cycle for the month but has pregnant symptoms?

Can I be pregnant?: Not likely at all. Pregnancy symptoms are usually hormones and not pregnancy. Many women fail to learn the difference. You are not pregnant. ...Read more

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Whether a woman can get pregnant from a little sperm, perhaps less than half of the drop, which somehow gets into the vagina, five days before period?

Whether a woman can get pregnant from a little sperm, perhaps less than half of the drop, which somehow gets into the vagina, five days before period?

Conception: If a woman has regular 28 day cycles, she is most likely to get pregnant 14 days prior to her period, or after for that matter. 5 days before the period is usually a less fertile time, but of course anything is possible. Less fertile is not infertile. ...Read more

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Can a 50 woman get pregnant?

Can a 50 woman get pregnant?

Although the world: Record is higher than 50, the fact of the matter is that it would be practically unheard-of to become naturally pregnant at that age. ...Read more

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How do I get a woman pregnant?

How do I get a woman pregnant?

Timing: A woman conceives in proximity to when she ovulates. This typically occurs mid-cycle. Intercourse during those days increases your chances. Also, if you have been trying for a while, consider a sperm count. Up to 50% of infertility is due to male factor. ...Read more

Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Fertility (Definition)

Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to ...Read more